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In total there are more than the 1000 advertised illustrations, and each is accompanied by a small text describing the significance of the chair and its designer. The book includes more than 100 capsule biographies of such designers as Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Adolph Loos, and Marcel Breuer. The only problem with 1000 Chairs is, ironically, its own ergonomics. At about eight by six inches and nearly 800 pages, it is an unwieldy little tome. That aside, this is a great book--a must for anyone interested in sitting down. --Loren E. Baldwin --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
It was for my sister, who studied Industrial Design and she liked it. She loves chairs, so we knew it was a good gift for herPublished 21 months ago by NAOMI
This is an excellent source for people who are interested in the design, possibilities and creativity of chairs. It/s a mini encyclopedia.Published on November 20, 2013 by Viva
I WAS PLEASED WITH THE BOOK. There are number of examples that would be good to include but never the less it is quite informative. I wish that it showed more recent examples.Published on February 17, 2013 by vojislav narancic
I love this book! As a designer, it's wonderful having all the classic chair designs in one place! I great reference, with interesting information about each one.Published on January 6, 2013 by Anna Jones
Great book for any aspiring furniture designer, designer, or architects. the styles and principles in chairs are fairly universal throughout the design process, and this book... Read morePublished on December 26, 2012 by Michael Schauble